Call out for Committee Members

Opens: Monday 20th June 2022 Closes: Wednesday 6th July 2022 at midnight. Market Gallery is looking for two new committee members – one role beginning in September 2022 and the other one in November 2022 with a monthly remuneration of £419. About Market Gallery:  Market Gallery is an artist-run space currently housed in Many studios in…

[ A wet and heavy noise ]

It is Market’s pleasure to share with you 𝘼 𝙬𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙚𝙖𝙫𝙮 𝙣𝙤𝙞𝙨𝙚. For this publication Market Gallery brought together five commissioned artists who use writing in its expanded form as part of their practices. Publication launch on 21st May 2022 2.30-4.30pm. Pre-order / order your copy.

Resource Library Book Fair

This Friday 13 May 2022 from 3-6pm we are delighted to be re-launching our Resource Library with a Book Fair! The Market Gallery resource library is an in-house lending library home to a growing collection of books that inform and foster solidarity across global political movements. Beginning as a collection of anti-racism resources, our library…
3D printed fishy forms and bathroom sink

Sharing playful excerpts of “What’s beyond the plughole”

…Our skulls are basically contact mics?  During their Home Residency with Market last autumn, Tilly P-M  has developed an abundance of watery research involving sharks, animatronics and holes. Diving into the mystical mundanity of domestic spaces, waste pipe drains us towards a longing for our ancient fishy forms, leads us to disorientating angles of cyclical…

Workshop | Critical Utopias? Fictioning a world without Prisons

‘Abolition requires that we change one thing, everything’ – Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Why is it so hard to imagine a world without prisons or other forms of punishment? What if we didn’t automatically phone 999 when faced with harm, conflict, or a stranger in distress? As Ruth Wilson Gilmore suggests, visualising and working for the…

Workshop | Memories of Elsewhere

Market is excited to host Memories of Elsewhere for a workshop on exploring words, languages, poetry and rhythms. In this workshop, we will work together to create collective poems that combine memories, experiences, personal journeys and languages and reflect on the process of cultural hybridisation that happens with movement and migration.

Home Residency | Lisette May Monroe

Market’s 2021 Studio Projects Home Residency has been awarded to Lisette May Monroe. For three months from January 2022, Monroe will use the essential research time to work on a series of short stories, sculpture and sound work. Lisette May Monroe (she/her) is an artist and writer based in Glasgow.  She works with writing, photography…

Home Residency | Tilly P-M

Market’s 2021 Studio Projects Home Residency has been awarded to Tilly P-M.  “What could live beyond the plughole, in the pipes?” For the next three months, Tilly will look at mystical mundanity, the gaps around us (metaphorical and physical) being a seedbed for fantasy of self, objects and our surroundings. Making animatronic coded creatures from…

UNDONE

Market Gallery is inviting expressions of interest from Scotland based artists to participate in UNDONE – a conversation about practice facilitated by Aman Sandhu.

Collaborative Residency | Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay

Market’s 2021 Studio Projects Collaborative Residency has been awarded to Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay. They are developing a project focused on the corrupt network of social institutions (Magdalene laundries, mother and baby homes, etc.), which were run by the Catholic church in Ireland during the 20th century. Through a combination of 3D animation, video…

She’s a bit much

“She’s a bit much” is an online research and alternative publishing platform devised by Catalina Barroso Luque and Jude Browning.

Resource Library

Our Resource Library is a small lending library home to a growing collection of books on anti-racism and solidarity across global political movements. The library will be open twice weekly and will function as an educational resource and a community space where learning and conversations can take place. Opening Hours By appointment + whenever we…